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Government Failures, Beauracracy and the Local DMV

Last Friday was my oldest daughter’s 16th birthday. A very exciting day, sweet sixteen, and in the state of Connecticut, the day you are allowed to get your driving permit. Though each state is slightly different, in Connecticut, before you … Continue reading

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Inertia. Why Sometimes Doing Nothing Is the Right Choice

For the past week I have been inactive, at least in my writing. I’ve certainly watched the news, read my usual media, and had my opinions, but felt exasperated by the frustrations of feeling like I’m on the gerbil wheel … Continue reading

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A Not So Stimulating Jobs Report Hurts Our Economic Outlook

On Friday, the latest Jobs Report was released. Whether you argue semantics and say the latest employment data is flat or relatively unchanged, with the new job total at 54K and unemployment jumping from 9% back up to 9.1%, the grim … Continue reading

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Shout Out…A Not So Hidden Gem I Found, Learn Liberty

I came across a you tube clip today I found to be simple, clear, and brilliant in a four-minute synopses of deficit issues. I highly recommend viewing Dr. Jeffrey Miron’s clip Debts, Deficits, and Spending Cuts. He is a Harvard … Continue reading

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Economics and Debt, We Can’t Spend and Tax Our Way to Recovery

Yesterday a letter was released and signed by 150 prominent economists stating starkly and simply: A DEBT LIMIT INCREASE WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT SPENDING CUTS & BUDGET REFORMS WILL DESTROY AMERICAN JOBS An increase in the national debt limit that is not … Continue reading

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New CNN Poll, Taking a Deeper Look at the Numbers

A new CNN Poll at first glance shows President Obama’s approval rating to be edging higher. In taking a more in-depth study of the actual numbers and questions asked, the only places his ratings were over the 50 percent mark was foreign … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Honoring the Ultimate Sacrifice

Who doesn’t love a three-day weekend? Traditionally, Memorial Day has become the unofficial kick off to summer, to relaxing, parades, carnivals and barbeques. I love all those things, and have been a happy participant in all those aspects of this holiday … Continue reading

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